Guinness Storehouse is a favourite Dublin Visitor Attraction with visitors to Dublin City Centre. Located in St. James's Gate Brewery, Dublin 8 it can be reached by car, with complimentary car parking on Crane Street Car Park, by a regular
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The Old Jameson Distillery is situated on the site of the original Jameson Distillery, which was established in 1780. This is no longer a fully operational distillery and it has been open as a visitor centre since 1997. The centre provides a good introduction to the taste and history of Jameson's Irish Whiskey. There are guided tours, provided in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish. Swedish and Japanese video presentations are also available. The first tour starts at 0930 and tours are run continuously until 1730. Distillery Gift shop (open 0930-1730, daily). Stillroom Restaurant (open 0930-1730, daily). Irish Whiskey Corner Bar (open 1730-2300, daily). Bow St, Dublin 7. Tel. 01 807 2355. Fax. 01 807 2369.
[Buses: 25, 67, 68, 69 or 70 (Merchants Quay)]
Dublin Viking Duck Tour
Irish Whiskey Museum Experience
The Dublin City Walking Tour
Dublin Liffey River Cruise
Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Attraction
Croke Park Tour and GAA Museum Visit
City Sightseeing Dublin Tour
National Museum of Ireland
Dublin's G.P.O. (General Post Office) Built in 1818 halfway along O'Connell Street (formerly Sackville street), the GPO (right) became a symbol of the 1916 Easter Rising. Members of the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army seized the building on Easter Monday and Patrick Pearse read out the Proclamation of the Irish Republic from its steps. Inside the building is a sculpture of the legendary Irish warrior Cuchulainn, dedicated to those who died for their part in the Easter Rising
Dublin Writers Museum, at the Writers Museum, Dublin’s literary celebrities from the past three hundred years are brought to life through their books, letters, portraits and personal items. Whatever you think you know about Irish literature, you’re sure to find something to astound and delight you at the Dublin Writers Museum.
Did you know, for example, that Oscar Wilde was a promising pugilist during his days at Trinity College. The building, a restored Georgian mansion on Parnell Square, is a treasure in itself. The sumptuous plasterwork in the first floor Gallery of Writers is worth a visit alone.
Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin. Dublin Castle fulfilled a number of roles through its history. Originally built as a defensive fortification for the Norman city of Dublin. It was decided in 1938 that the inauguration of the first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde would take place in the castle, and the complex has been host to this ceremony ever since. The castle is also used for hosting official State visits as well as more informal foreign affairs engagements, State banquets, and Government policy launches, as well as acting as the central base for Ireland's hosting of the European Presidency approximately every 10 years.
Christ Church Cathedral at the heart of the city of Dublin for almost a thousand years, Christ Church cathedral has a rich cultural history which can be traced from the Vikings and the Anglo-Normans to the present. Its diverse architectural and sculptural heritage remains a source of fascination to visitors and pilgrims alike who enter this hallowed space
Dublin City Hall located on Dame Street in Dublin was where all the civic administration took place until it was moved our of Dublin City Hall in 1995 and today in its vaults is held "The Story of the Capital Exhibition" telling the story of Dublin's history from the 12th century to present day and how the city evolved. The entrance hall is highly ornate with a dome ceiling and Dublin's City Coat of Arms is beautifully created in mosaic beneath the dome
The Smithfield Chimney viewing tower was originally used to distil Ireland’s famous Jameson Whiskey. Built back in 1895 it's used today as an observation tower and it's one of Dublin’s tallest landmarks reaching a height of 60 meters. The viewing tower consists of a two-tier glass enclosed observation platform located at the very top of The aChimney of The Old Jameson Distillery with a glass elevator that will take you to the platform. A trip to the top of this observation tower will give you a spectacular and aerial view of Dublin’s city centre with full 360º views. Top Dublin attractions you can see from here include Croke Park, The Spire, Phoenix Park, River Liffey, Saint Stephen’s Green as well as many other famous landmarks. On a clear day you can see as far north as The Mourne Mountains located in County Down, and as far south as the beautiful County of Wicklow.
Chester Beatty Library situated at the grounds of Dublin Castle in Dublin 2 right in the city centre. It has been described by the Lonely Planet as not only the best museum in Dublin, but one of the best in Europe. On Trip Advisor it rates consistently in the top 5. Admission is free. The Silk Road Café is situated within the museum.
Trinity College Dublin
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National Gallery of Ireland
Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum
The Smithfield Chimney
Irish Museum of Modern Art
National Wax Museum
James Joyce Centre
James Joyce Museum
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